Blackberry Merlot Sauce for Beef

Blackberry Merlot Sauce For Beef Recipe

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Diana Adcock


So good over prime rib, roast beef or pork, grilled venison steaks. It's just good!

★★★★★ 1 vote
5 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


2 c
merlot wine
1 1/2 pt
fresh blackberries
1 c
beef broth
1/4 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
2 Tbsp
brown sugar
2 Tbsp

How to Make Blackberry Merlot Sauce for Beef


  • 1In a medium stainless saucepan add the merlot, 1 pint blackberries, beef stock, salt, pepper, thyme and brown sugar.
  • 2Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring often.
  • 3Reduce heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes, stirring often.
  • 4Use a potato masher or a slotted spoon to gently mash all of the blackberries, continue to simmer for another 15 minutes.
  • 5Strain the sauce through a fine mesh strainer, pressing down with a rubber spatula to remove all the liquid.
  • 6Discard pulp and seeds.
  • 7Rinse saucepan and return liquid to pan.
  • 8Over low heat continue to simmer, stirring often, until you have about 2/3 cup of liquid-around 15 minutes.
  • 9Remove from heat, whisk in butter until it melts.
  • 10Stir in reserved berries, set aside.
  • 11Gently reheat when ready to serve.

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About Blackberry Merlot Sauce for Beef

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American